Monthly Archives: March 2014

Above the Law

I don’t think people who find things in the Old Testament and say, “Looky here, that’s a sin” fully understand what it means to be Christian. What’s in the Old Testament is just a bunch old Jewish laws. Christians are … Continue reading

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Personal Suffering

I believe we all suffer to some degree. What I’m beginning to realize is that faith does not necessarily minimize our pain but it does tend to minimize its personal importance.

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Is Knowing Christ Essential?

I wonder sometimes if someone really has to know Christ to be a Christian. I mean, a bird doesn’t know aerodynamics yet he still seems to fly pretty well. Is someone who intuitively follows Jesus’ commandments without knowing them a … Continue reading

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A Failure to Communicate

I think that human language can no more accurately describe God’s interaction with his creation than frog language can accurately describe the complex interaction of quantum particles. We say God is infinite, perfect and eternal but how can any finite, … Continue reading

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Secular Tactfulness

I understand some people wanting to be “tactful” but please don’t ever say that Jesus was a “great teacher” but not the “Son of God”. Jesus explicitly taught that He was the Son of God. If you believe this is … Continue reading

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Proven Miracles

No miracles can ever be scientifically proven – because whenever they are they immediately cease to be miracles and become scientific fact. When you stop and think about it, all of science is really just a succession of proven miracles.

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God’s Will

God’s will is never wrong because God’s will is the very definition of what is right. Whenever I disagree with God’s will (as I often do) there is one thing for certain – I am wrong. How could God give … Continue reading

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Why I Believe

Why I believe in God: I believe in God because I believe in evil. For evil to exist, there must be a relative standard of good. Evil is the absence of good just as darkness is the absence of light. … Continue reading

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WWJD?

When you see someone in need, it is not so much “What Would Jesus Do?” as “What would you do if that were Jesus?” Because according to Jesus himself, it is. Matthew 25:31-46

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God Is Meaning

To me, in “its” most simple and basic form, God is Meaning. I have an inalienable sense that life, the universe and everything actually means something, objectively. I cannot imagine meaninglessness any more than I can imagine nothingness. This may … Continue reading

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